Length of furnishing fabric

"Alhambra"

French
mid-19th century
Style of Owen Jones (English, 1809–1874)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

59.69 x 266.7 cm (23 1/2 x 105 in.); Legacy dimension: L x W: 105 x 23 1/2 in. (266.7 x 59.7 cm)

Accession Number

1999.459

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin, block-printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Turquoise silk satin block-printed in rust color with strapwork moresque design inspired by Owen Jones and Jules Goury’s “Plans, elevations, Sections, and Details of the Alhambra.” Alhambra inscription: “And there is no victor but God.”
Condition: good; small spots of discoloration throughout

Provenance

Purchased by dealer in France

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund